Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Southlake Public Library Blog



1400 Main Street, Suite 130
Southlake, Texas 76092
Phone: (817) 748-8243
http://www.southlakelibrary.org/












"I can't understand why a person will take a year to write a novel when he can easily buy one for a few dollars." ~Fred Allen, Comedian

Or picked it up from the Library for free! Check out our latest bestsellers below.



FICTION HARDCOVER



THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE, by Mary Higgins Clark. (Simon & Schuster, $25.99.) An elderly woman must decide whether to reveal a family secret.
Call #: F CLA




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The HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.
Call #: F STO




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CHANGES, by Jim Butcher. (Roc, $25.95.) Book 12 of the Dresden Files series about a wizard detective in Chicago.
Call #: F BUT






CAUGHT, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton, $27.95.) A suburban girl goes missing.
Call #: F COB






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EVERY LAST ONE, by Anna Quindlen. (Random House, $26.) After a shocking assault on her family, a woman must discover how to live the rest of her life.
Call #: F QUI






HOUSE RULES, by Jodi Picoult. (Atria, $28.) A teenage boy with Asperger’s syndrome is accused of murder.
Call #: F PIC




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MATTERHORN, by Karl Marlantes. (El León Literary Arts/Atlantic Monthly, $24.95.) Marines in Vietnam in 1969.
Call #: F MAR




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WRECKED, by Carol Higgins Clark. (Scribner, $25.) In the 13th mystery in this series, the suspicious disappearance of a neighbor interrupts a romantic weekend on Cape Cod for the P.I. Regan Reilly and her husband.
Call #: F CLA




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THE WALK, by Richard Paul Evans. (Simon & Schuster, $22.) A Seattle ad executive loses everything and starts walking to Key West.
Call #: F EVA






DECEPTION, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine, $28.) The Los Angeles psychologist-detective Alex Delaware collaborates with the detective Milo Sturgis to help solve a murder at a prestigious prep school.
Call #: F KEL






BEATRICE AND VIRGIL, by Yann Martel. (Spiegel & Grau, $24.) The tragic fate of the title characters, a donkey named Beatrice and a monkey named Virgil, stuffed animals in a taxidermy shop, is an allegory for the Holocaust; from the author of “The Life of Pi.”
Call #: F MAR




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THE BRIDE COLLECTOR, by Ted Dekker. (Center Street, $24.99.) An F.B.I. agent pursuing a killer who targets beautiful young women enlists the help of the residents of a home for the intellectually gifted mentally ill.
Call #: F DEK




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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, by Seth Grahame-Smith. (Grand Central, $21.99.) Lincoln fights the undead; by the author of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies."
Call #: F GRA








NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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OPRAH, by Kitty Kelley. (Crown, $30.) The biography.
Call#: BIO WIN






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THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, $27.95.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.
Call#: 330.973 LEW




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CHELSEA CHELSEA BANG BANG, by Chelsea Handler. (Grand Central, $25.99.) More humorous personal essays from the comedian.
Call#: 814.6 HAN




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2010 TAKE BACK AMERICA, by Dick Morris and Eileen McGann. (Harper/HarperCollins, $26.99.) The most vulnerable incumbent Democrats and how to defeat them.
Call#: 330.973 MOR




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THIS TIME TOGETHER, by Carol Burnett. (Harmony, $25.) The comedian describes her rise in show business and the people she’s met along the way.
Call#: BIO BUR






THE PACIFIC, by Hugh Ambrose. (NAL Caliber, $26.95.) Stories of Marines and a Navy pilot during World War II; companion volume for an HBO mini-series.
Call#: 640.545 AMB




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COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE, by Karl Rove. (Threshold Editions, $30.) President George W. Bush’s senior adviser and deputy chief of staff explains his choices.
Call#: BIO ROV




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CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, CHANGE YOUR BODY, by Daniel G. Amen. (Harmony, $25.99.) Using the brain-body connection to lose weight and avoid depression.
Call#: 613 AME




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THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, $27.95.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.
Call#: 330.973 LEW




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OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
Call#: 302 GLA

Monday, April 12, 2010

Southlake Public Library Blog



1400 Main Street, Suite 130
Southlake, Texas 76092
Phone: (817) 748-8243
http://www.southlakelibrary.org/












"A good book should leave you... slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it." ~William Styron, American novelist

The New Shelf is stocked with more books than I've seen on it in a while. Run in now while you can and get that book you've been waiting for!



FICTION HARDCOVER

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The HELP, by Kathryn Stockett. (Amy Einhorn/Putnam, $24.95.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s ­Mississippi.
Call #: F STO






CAUGHT, by Harlan Coben. (Dutton, $27.95.) A suburban girl goes missing.
Call #: F COB








DECEPTION, by Jonathan Kellerman. (Ballantine, $28.) The Los Angeles psychologist-detective Alex Delaware collaborates with the detective Milo Sturgis to help solve a murder at a prestigious prep school.
Call #: F KEL






HOUSE RULES, by Jodi Picoult. (Atria, $28.) A teenage boy with Asperger’s syndrome is accused of murder.
Call #: F PIC




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THE SILENT SEA, by Clive Cussler and Jack Du Brul. (Putnam, $27.95.) Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon make discoveries that lead back to an ancient Chinese expedition.
Call #: F CUS




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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, by Seth Grahame-Smith. (Grand Central, $21.99.) Lincoln fights the undead; by the author of “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies."
Call #: F GRA




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BITE ME, by Christopher Moore. (Morrow/HarperCollins, $23.99.) Saving San Francisco from a vampyre cat.
Call #: F MOO




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WITHOUT MERCY, by Lisa Jackson. (Kensington, $25.) Students are dying at an Oregon boarding school for wayward kids, and the concerned new teacher may be the next target.
Call #: F JAC




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THINK TWICE, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s, $26.99.) A woman takes over her twin sister’s life.
Call #: F SCO




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THE LOST SYMBOL, by Dan Brown. (Doubleday, $29.95.) Robert Langdon among the Masons.
Call #: F BRO






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SHATTERED, by Karen Robards. (Putnam, $25.95.) Investigating a cold case about a family that disappeared in 1981, a woman discovers that she resembles the missing girl.
Call #: F ROB








NONFICTION HARDCOVER

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THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, $27.95.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.
Call#: 330.973 LEW




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CHELSEA CHELSEA BANG BANG, by Chelsea Handler. (Grand Central, $25.99.) More humorous personal essays from the comedian.
Call#: 814.6 HAN






THE PACIFIC, by Hugh Ambrose. (NAL Caliber, $26.95.) Stories of Marines and a Navy pilot during World War II; companion volume for an HBO mini-series.
Call#: 640.545 AMB




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COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE, by Karl Rove. (Threshold Editions, $30.) President George W. Bush’s senior adviser and deputy chief of staff explains his choices.
Call#: BIO ROV




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CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, CHANGE YOUR BODY, by Daniel G. Amen. (Harmony, $25.99.) Using the brain-body connection to lose weight and avoid depression.
Call#: 613 AME




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NO APOLOGY, by Mitt Romney. (St. Martin’s, $25.99.) The former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate calls for economic and civic¬ ¬revitalization.
Call#: 320.609 ROM




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GAME CHANGE, by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin. (Harper/HarperCollins, $27.99.) Behind the scenes at the 2008 election with Barack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, John and Elizabeth Edwards, John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Call#: 324.973 HEI




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THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton, $27.95.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.
Call#: 330.973 LEW




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THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown, $26.) Race, poverty and science intertwine in the story of the woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951 and have supported a mountain of research undertaken since then.
Call#: BIO LAC




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OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown, $27.99.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.
Call#: 302 GLA